It designates the dark, glutinous
substance which is scraped off the back of the Greenland or right whale, and much of which covers the decks of those inferior souls who hunt that ignoble Leviathan.
A tapping came at the door, and I heard the glutinous
accents of M'ling speaking.
To prevent which, I presently made a large orifice in the vein of the left arm, whence I drew twenty ounces of blood; which I expected to have found extremely sizy and glutinous
, or indeed coagulated, as it is in pleuretic complaints; but, to my surprize, it appeared rosy and florid, and its consistency differed little from the blood of those in perfect health.
A starving man, however, little heeds conventional proprieties, especially on a South-Sea Island, and accordingly Toby and I partook of the dish after our own clumsy fashion, beplastering our faces all over with the glutinous
compound, and daubing our hands nearly to the wrist.
The day was very hot, and heaps of flies, who were extending their inquisitive and adventurous perquisitions into all the glutinous
little glasses near madame, fell dead at the bottom.
Meanwhile Twemlow, in an increasing hurry of spirits, gets his hair down as well as he can--which is not very well; for, after these glutinous
applications it is restive, and has a surface on it somewhat in the nature of pastry--and gets to the club by the appointed time.
He is conducted by the beadle and the landlord to the Harmonic Meeting Room, where he puts his hat on the piano and takes a Windsor-chair at the head of a long table formed of several short tables put together and ornamented with glutinous
rings in endless involutions, made by pots and glasses.
Chairs, tables, cheffonier, and sofa, all gleamed with the glutinous
brightness of cheap upholstery.
At the Infanta booth, which raked in more than a million pesos in revenues last year, the municipality put in a lot of effort and thought to catch attention, with a large suman (glutinous
rice cakes wrapped in banana leaves) and coconut replicas the size of a wrecking ball crowning its roofThe booth, intricately enlaced with bamboo poles and polished woven coco nets, has a pedestal that features a "falls" of coco milk cascading into a replica of the "bugsok", a basket usually carried along by coconut farmers as their daily bag.
Customs donates confiscated rice to DSWD !-- -- Roel Pareao (Philstar.com) - July 10, 2019 - 1:36pm ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines The Customs district office in Zamboanga City has donated 6,921 sacks of confiscated glutinous
rice to the regional office of the Department of Social Welfare and Development, which will distribute it to families affected by El Niao.
Ingredients * 1 cup glutinous
rice * 2 mangoes, cubed and refrigerated * 1 cup coconut milk * 1/4 cup sugar * 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds * Banana leaf for steaming Preparation * Soak the rice overnight.